Manchester City Council

Install safety screens - hackney carriage/private hire vehicle

  1. Summary

    You may apply to install safety screens in a private hire vehicle or replace the partition screens in a hackney carriage vehicle when submitting a new or renewing existing licence. The screens must be provided and fitted by an approved supplier and will be inspected as part of the full vehicle inspection. Additional conditions relating to safety screens will apply and are automatically added to a new licence. If you are installing before renewal you will be required to complete an undertaking form confirming you accept these additional conditions.

  2. Fees

    There is no charge.

  3. Application, guidance notes or terms and condition

    View the register of approved safety screens suppliers

    Before you apply read the safety screens policy 

    Application to request safety screens

    If you are installing safety screens and your vehicle renewal is not yet due then you also need to complete a safety screens undertaking form

  4. Legislation

    Additional conditions to ensure that the safety/partition screen is appropriately installed and maintained will be added to the licence.

  5. Complaints

    Email in the first instance

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